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It is a privilege and honour to have been appointed by the governors as headteacher of William de Ferrers School and I aim to ensure that it is a school where all students feel safe, are happy and can achieve.  With so many pressures placed on young people today, it is important that we do all we can to support and help them unlock their talents in a supportive, fun and safe environment.  I am determined that every student receives an excellent education which prepares them for the rest of their lives.

My first priority as headteacher is for William de Ferrers School to consistently promote the highest standards which include attitudes to learning, mutual respect and pride in our school. William de Ferrers School has a very strong community which has care and support for young people at its core. By working closely together, I am confident that we will have a secondary school in the heart of the community of which you and your family can be proud.

I look forward to working closely with parents and governors to establish a first class school for our students and would like to thank you personally for your continued commitment and support towards the staff and pupils of our school.


Mike Applewhite MA NPQH